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Short-tailed Shearwater Puffinus tenuirostris on Muttonbird Island, Coffs Harbour, New South Walles

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Lane

Unsuccessful breeding attempts on most northerly island on which this species recorded nesting.


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Radio telemetry of Red-browed Finch Neochmia temporalis at Newcastle, New South Wales

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Michael Todd

Tracking successful mainly because birds were sedentary.


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Seasonal changes in the pollen sampled from nectarivorous birds visiting an open forest at Menai, New South Wales

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Egan

Pollen was sampled from the foreheads of 1 046 individuals of seven honeyeater species which were captured in mist nets in an open woodland near Sydney. Four species of honeyeaters were winter visitors and were present in the site during the period of peak flowering. Pollen of Banksia spp. dominated the sample reflecting the relative […]


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Foraging range, marine habitat and diet of Bridled Terns breeding in Western Australia

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Dunlop

Bridled Terns breeding in Western Australia foraged over mid and outer continental Shelf waters within about 70 km of their colonies. The diet of birds breeding on Penguin Island in south-western Australia consisted of a variety of small marine organisms including fishes, crustacea and cephalopods and also winged terrestrial insects. The most important marine prey […]


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Cattle Egret migration, satellite telemetry and weather in south-eastern Australia

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Category: Issue 3

Author(s): Howard Bridgman, Max Maddock and David Geering

Two adult Cattle Egrets, captured near Raymond Terrace in the Williams River Valley, New South Wales, in April 1994 were each fitted with a PTT100, battery-powered transmitter and with patagial tags. After release, the birds were tracked by Argos system satellite on an eight hours on and 40 hours off duty cycle and ground searches […]


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